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Assistant Director of Research Communications
Andrea works closely with IU School of Medicine researchers and leaders, as well as her colleagues in the Office of Strategic Communications and Visual Media, to elevate the school's research reputation. She has a master's degree in health and science journalism and over 10 years of experience in higher ed communications and marketing, including roles focused on media relations, brand marketing, science writing and internal communications. Before joining higher ed, Andrea worked as a newspaper reporter in Indiana.
IU School of Medicine researcher Emily K. Sims, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics, shares how she obtained her second R01 grant, as well as advice for fellow researchers looking to grow their funding portfolios.
It’s a new year, and some are using the calendar change as motivation to improve aspects of their personal lives. Why not apply the same thinking to your research lab? As part of the IU School of Medicine’s lab modernization project, school leadership have begun a limited rollout of new resources and processes that focus […]
Photo: On Dec. 19, 2018, IU School of Medicine faculty Jamie Renbarger, MD, leader of the Precision Health Initiative’s childhood sarcoma research team, and Karen Pollok, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics at the school, visited Tyler Trent to share how his donation is helping researchers gain a better understanding of his cancer. (Andrea Zeek/IU School of […]
Alan Palkowitz is a new leader on the IU Precision Health Initiative research team. Indiana University Precision Health Initiative researchers have added an industry veteran in drug discovery to their increasingly impressive team of physician-scientists working to prevent and cure diseases prevalent in Indiana. Alan Palkowitz, PhD, is a new Visiting Research Professor in the […]
Dr. Raghu Mirmira, director of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Disease at IU School of Medicine. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and in our latest podcast, IU School of Medicine Associate Dean for Research Mentoring Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is talking to Dr. Raghu Mirmira, director of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at IU School […]
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in our latest podcast, Indiana University School of Medicine’s Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, professor of pediatrics and associate dean for research mentoring, is talking about the difference between how cancers behave in children and adults and how that informs treatment approaches. In this month’s episode, Carroll interviews […]
Organs perform many functions essential to human life, but if they stop working, there aren’t many easy options to fix them. According to the latest data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, there are more than 110,000 people in the United States waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Each day, about 20 people die because a donor isn’t […]